Your guide to rooftop bars in Birmingham, including The Southern

Moon Shine at the Elyton Hotel. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

It’s rosé season, y’all. We’ve put together a list of Birmingham rooftop bars for you to celebrate.

Moon Shine

Photo via Moon Shine’s Facebook page

One of newest rooftop bars is Moon Shine Bar at the Elyton Hotel downtown. This bar has some amazing views of both downtown and Red Mountain.

Where: 1928 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Tuesday–Friday 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Specials: Craft Beer Tuesdays, Well Wednesdays, Wine Glass Thursdays, Foodie Fridays, Sunday Fundays


The Roof

Photo via The Roof – Redmont Hotel

Talk about an aptly-named bar. The Roof is a breezy bar located on top of the Redmont Hotel on Fifth Ave. Like Moon Shine, it boasts some spectacular views.

Where: 2101 Fifth Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Sunday–Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Habitat Feed and Social

This colorful spot is located in the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook. In addition to a bar, it’s also a farm-to-table restaurant with cooking classes and wine tastings. Don’t miss their last Rose on the Roof event of the spring, which is this Thursday, May 30.


Where: 2655 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
Hours: Breakfast, brunch and lunch times vary, dinner 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily

Carrigan’s Public House

Photo via Carrigan’s Public House

This bar on historic Morris Avenue has been a popular spot for several years. They have a great selection of cocktails and martinis alongside a rotating selection of beer and wine.

Where: 430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday & Saturday til midnight)
Specials: Monday: $10 Pizza, Beer, & Jameson 5:00 p.m.-9pm., Tuesday: $5 Old Fashioned Cocktails 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Wednesday: Chef Dinner Special (MP) at 5:00 p.m. & 1/2 off wine bottles all day, Thursday: Thrifty Thursday (select $4 cans 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.)


The Southern

Photo via The Southern Kitchen and Bar

The Southern serves up–you guessed it–Southern food, along with beer, wine and cocktails in Uptown.

Where: 42301 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N #300, Birmingham, AL 35203 Hours: Monday–Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cantina Laredo

Photo via Cantina Laredo’s Facebook page

Cantina Laredo is another great spot in Uptown. Along with delicious Mexican food, they have an award-winning margarita: the Casa Rita.


Where: 2301 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Monday–Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Specials: Happy Hour Monday–Friday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Woolworth

Photo via The Woolworth

Games? Check. Food? Check. Rooftop bar? Of course. The Woolworth has it all going on in Southside. A bonus: if you’re ready to get your rooftop drink on early, they’re now open for lunch!

Where: 1006 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Tuesday–Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.


Which of these is your fave? What did we miss? Let us know @bhamnow.